School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Michael Chimonyo


Prof Michael Chimonyo is a B-rated researcher (internationally recognized) and has supervised over 50 postgraduate students in a 20-year academic career. He is a sub-editor of the journal Tropical Animal Health and Production and sits on the panel to evaluate NRF ratings. 

He is involved in teaching and learning of various modules that include Animal Health, Animal Production, Research Methods and Techniques. He has numerous active research collaborations across the globe. 

Research interests

  • Characterization of animal genetic resources 
  • Non-conventional feeds for livestock 
  • Smallholder livestock production 
  • Indigenous knowledge systems in livestock production 

Research profiles